Dr Shane, Dr Dyani and Dr Ray discuss a four-legged snake fossil discovery, handedness of animals and a funding boost to the SETI project. 

 

First guest: Professor Benjamin Howden, Director, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity discusses tracking the source of public outbreaks like Salmonella food poisoning.

 

Second guest: Dr Alan Duffy, Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing, Swinburne University talks about the New Horizons Pluto mission and the discovery of an Earth twin like planet known as Kepler-452b.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go
Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo

Direct download: Einstein-A-Go-Go-20150726.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 2:54 PM

Cecelia Whitton is the Executive Officer of the Westernport Biosphere and joins us to talk about Biosphere Reserves in a global context, why and how Westernport is considered as one, and some of the current challenges facing Westernport and other Biospheres around the world.

Sean Doherty, surf scribe and author joins us for a discussion about the big news of the week – ‘that’ shark attack on ‘our’ Mick Fanning. Sean has been chatting to those in Sth Africa who were at J Bay, and he's got the low down. There were several photographers in the water at the time - what happened to them? And what does this mean for future events at J Bay and elsewhere? We’ll also talk about Patagonia's business philosophy and the environmental causes they support. 

And two papers that have piqued Dr Beach’s interest: one on corals inheriting a love for heat, and the other on microbes deep deep down below the ocean floor.

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20153607.mp3
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 1:54 AM

On this week's podcast, Steve, Josh and Alicia talk about the difficulties of pronunciation, Comedian Amy Schumer, who is in Melbourne to promote her new movie Tranwreck, chats to the Breakfasters, comedian Frank Woodley talks about his Kizmet kids' books, founder of the "Make Love Not Porn" company, Cindy Gallop talks about porn and her talk for "The School of Life".

Direct download: Breakfasters-20150724.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 5:02 AM

Elizabeth and Lou chat with today's feature spoken word artist, Soreti Kadir. Soreti is a co-founder of In Our Own Words, an organisation dedicated to cultivating the power of the Afro-decent diaspora in Melbourne. She performs her poem, Sugar Canes, live in the studio. 

Dr Donald Kerr (Special Collections Librarian, University of Otago, NZ) and Des Cowley (History of the Book Manager, State Library of Victoria) stop by to talk Rare Book Week, which runs until July 26.

 

FLIGHT Festival of New Writing presents a program of new Australian works produced as part of the VCA Masters in Writing for Performance course. Elizabeth and Lou speak with Theatre Works' Artistic Director, Daniel Clarke, and playwright Patrick McCarthy about the inaugural festival.

Direct download: MultiStoried_20150722.mp3
Category:Multi-Storied -- posted at: 6:48 AM

Regular guest from New Matilda chats to Michelle this week about the spending saga surrounding Bronwyn Bishop and the use of illegitimate taxpayer funds for private use.

David Manne, Human Rights lawyer explains the new enquiry report into conditions in Australian detention centres.

Private Media's Sophie Black gives her insight into the resurgence of the podcast, particularly storytelling podcasts such as 'Serial' and the new one produced by The Daily Telegraph, 'Alibi.' Podcasts are having a day due to the rise of mobile media consumption.

To close the podcast this week, 'Freedom Stories' director Steve Thomas joins Michelle and chats about his new film. He interviewed asylum seekers who shared their stories for his film.

Direct download: Spoke-20150721.mp3
Category:Spoke -- posted at: 4:20 AM

Women He's Undressed, Ant-Man and Meet John Doe are reviewed. With Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Josh Nelson and Thomas Caldwell.

Direct download: Platos-Cave-20150720.mp3
Category:Plato's Cave -- posted at: 1:55 AM

This week on Einstein A Go-Go, Dr Shane is joined in the studio by Dr Dyani and Dr Chromo.

Together they begin the show sharing some recent Science news.

Topics include the latest in:

- Microbiome research

- The health effects of a walk in the park

- Star Trek inspired technology 

- The very exciting recently finalised Pluto Mission.

 

First Guest: Professor Canagasingham from CSIRO Perth joins the team by phone to discuss the recent advancements and personal success in the area of Eyecare exams in rural/remote areas.

Second Guests: Professor Mark Cook from St. Vincent's Hospital & the University of Melbourne / Dr David Liley from Swinburne University Brain & Psychological Sciences research centre, join the team in the studio to discuss in depth, the world of Epilepsy. Going on to explain the advancements in the area of invasive and non-invasive treatment of the disease.

The discussion then continues into the world of seizures and seizure control for patients.

Program page: http://www.rrr.org.au/program/einstein-a-go-go/
Facebook page: Einstein A Go Go
Twitter: https://twitter.com/einstein_agogo

 

Direct download: Einstein-A-GoGo-20150719.mp3
Category:Einstein A Go Go -- posted at: 11:20 AM

Cam is in Bendigo today, so after a quick intro on the phone we reached into the freezer to pull out an interview originally aired in 2009. John Reader is the author of Potato: A History Of The Propitious Esculent, and his book is an amazing story of the history of the humble spud.

Direct download: Eat-It-20150719.mp3
Category:Eat It! -- posted at: 2:41 AM

goodness me where to start... With Bron having a weekend down the coast, Anth and John will be joined by Jeff Maynard for SoundWaves in a packed show. On a cold Monday evening on July 6th in Geelong about 150 harder interested people joined the Australian Marine Sciences Association public Forum for over an hour of Q&A about marine and estuarine things. With Anth pretending to be Tony Jones, we will bring you a very small snapshot of a great and lively discussion. In his words, Jeff Maynard is on a bit of an Atlantis theme at the moment... so we expect some weird Atlantean SoundWaves. Of course all the marine and coastal news and views too!

Direct download: Radio-Marinara-20150719.mp3
Category:Radio Marinara -- posted at: 12:44 AM

On this week's podcast artist Tim Sharp and his Mother Judy Sharp talk about Judy's book "Double Shot of Happiness" which recalls the tale of Tim growing up with autism, Writer/Director Brendan Cowell and actor Patrick Brammall talk about their upcoming film "Ruben Guthrie", Biggsy drops by to review Barbara Ehrenreich's "Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World" and Travis Park from Museum Victoria talks about Scienceworks and Dinosaurs. 

Direct download: Breakfasters_-_20150717.mp3
Category:Breakfasters -- posted at: 6:36 AM



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